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CAREER CENTER

Conducting Career Research

Select a career field you would like to learn more about _____________________________

For the career field you research, answer the following questions using resources in the Career Resource Library, Trexler Library, and World Wide Web:

What are the names of three directories or trade journals you have identified that relate to your field of interest? Where are they found?

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Describe a current trend in your field that is discussed in one of these journals:

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Name one professional association related to your field. What address or phone number would you use to make a first contact with them?

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List one person on-campus who you may be able to contact to learn more about this field:

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List one person off-campus who you may be able to contact as part of your research:

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Name one print/web resource you will use to learn more about the field:

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Name one organization/club/job/project you could pursue to test out the field:

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The Career Center, Muhlenberg College
2400 W. Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104-5586
Ph: (484) 664-3170    Fax: (484) 664-3533


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Last Revised August 1, 2007
Questions and comments? Send e-mail to careers@muhlenberg.edu

 

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